Question about 2005 Volkswagen Jetta
Any minor adjustments that we can make?
Ok try this:Open the trunk.
Pry off the dayglo cover to the emergency release lever.
Unsnap the release lever and unhook the cable.
Make sure the cable nipple isn't catching on anything.
Try the trunk now.
If it's like my car, the emergency release cable is too short, not allowing the lock to cycle through.
This is just a test to find the problem. I wouldn't be running around without the handle in place, especially if you have kids. With mine, I ground the back of the nipple away but there's probably a better way.
Good luck, Let me know if it helps.
Posted on Mar 03, 2009
Some times it is the emergency cable routing that is binding inside the trunk lid trim as Stevit stated , but more often than not if it happens in colder temperatures it is the actual latch that freezes, which is replaced by a different part number.
Posted on Mar 05, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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